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Day and Night World Map

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The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 00:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 17' North
Longitude: 168° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.18 meters/second, 1667.4 km/hour, 1036.1 miles/hour or 900.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.16 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.15 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.7"5.17 miwest0° 23' 21.9"26.76 minorth27.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 00:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 36' South
Longitude: 145° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.98 meters/second, 1609.1 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 28' 06.9"999.85 miwest0° 11' 41.8"13.40 minorth1000.02 mi
24 hours12° 40' 20.7"875.73 mieast4° 40' 58.0"321.77 minorth933.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSat 12:50 PM454 km282 miles245 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSat 12:50 PM526 km327 miles284 nmNortheast NE
TarawaSat 12:50 PM546 km339 miles295 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirSat 11:50 AM1209 km751 miles653 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraSat 11:50 AM1692 km1051 miles914 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 12:50 PM1711 km1063 miles924 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiSat 12:50 PM1769 km1099 miles955 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandSat 12:50 PM1782 km1107 miles962 nmNorth N
Port VilaSat 11:50 AM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmSouth S
SuvaSat 12:50 PM2609 km1621 miles1409 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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